On August 3, Patrick Crusius, a white supremacist, open fired at an El Paso shopping center, murdering 22 people and injuring at least 26 others. The violent attack targeting the region’s Latinx community occurred 20 minutes after the killer posted an anti-immigrant manifesto on the hate-filled social media platform 8chan. Advancement Project National Office, a multi-racial civil rights organization, released the following statement:
“This legislation is about deterring Floridians who are less likely to vote for the current crop of legislators from casting a ballot – and that means Black & Brown people."
Today, the Supreme Court issued a ruling in Department of Commerce v. New York, rejecting the Trump Administration’s attempt to add a citizenship question to the 2020 Decennial Census.
Federal government is bypassing legal agreement protecting treatment of migrant children by opening up prisons in military bases including Fort Sill, Oklahoma
The ruling of a federal judge in St. Louis confirms that the City has violated the rights of hundreds of people, who have been detained before trial at one of the City’s two jails--the Justice Center and the Medium Security Institution, also known as the Workhouse--solely because they are unable to pay money bail.
Statement in Support of H.R. 6, the American Dream and Promise Act of 2019, Opposition on Motion to Recommit
We’re putting the racial justice event of the year together and you’re invited to attend! On Thursday, October 17, 2019, we will celebrate 20 years of progressive racial justice movement work with an event beyond any gala. This is for the people!
In advance of Secretary DeVos’ keynote address to the Education Writers Association in Baltimore, Advancement Project National Office is providing a media preview to a resource we have developed in order to underscore how the policies being passed by this administration help to uphold a history of criminalizing Black and Brown youth. As Advancement Project enters our 20th year and continues our decades-long fight to dismantle structural racism, we are excited to share our new #AssaultAt map, created in collaboration with the Alliance for Educational Justice (AEJ).
National Civil Rights Organizations Launch WeVoteWeCount.org to Collect Stories of Voter Suppression, Drive Change Ahead of 2020 Presidential Election.